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TOPEKA STATE JOURNAL, THUESDAY EVENING. JANUARY 9, 1902.
SPORTING NEWS.
John L. Sullivan, as Simon
Legree, Is Amusing:
The Old PugiIist(loing a Turn"
Jiijfhtly Now.
USES WHIP FIERCELY
Weighs Three II and red Pounds
in Stage Uniform.
Eliza and the Bloodhounds Cow
er Before llim.
Jawtucket. R. I., Jan. 9. A local
critic says: Mr. Sullivan Is " holding
down the center of the stage here in
that quite well known play, "Uncle
Tom's Cabin" a production with a rep
utation almost, if not equally, as well
advertised as that of the famous Bos
tonian who is assuming: the star part
In its cast.
Simon Legree, the slave owner and
all-round villain, is now In the hands
of the -renowned world-beater, ' antt
Sully" la the heaviest of heavy vil
lains, for he ' weighs today Just S00
pounds.
Visions of Eliza escaping on the river,
the deadly bloodhounds on her track,
and the big fellow making "cracked ice"
of everything he stepped on outside of
the scene painters' trust, the seconds
in poor old Uncle Tom's corner throw
ing up the sponge and quitting, little
Eva escaping through the flies and the
prompter and stage manager directing
he performances from the boxes in
ront all these visions flit before the
audience as they blow in at the box
office, buy pasteboards and wait for the
curtain.
But let us pass into the dressing room
and meet in a six-foot space thft man
who held all 20-foot ring records for a
decade.
The bloodhounds have been fed and
the coast Is clear.
Mr. Simon Sullivan Legree is making
up for his turn that is, he is getting
Into the apparel which transforms hmi
into the hated slave driver.
John L. uses no powder or pastes or
dyes in his interpretation of Legree.
He dies In the last act. but that he ad
mits is compulsory. He simply dons a
slouch hat, which is listed over the left
eye, just the same as he would do with
any old hat, and the makeup is com
plete, and he is ready for the bell
Time!
Mr. Legree rushes out and confronts
the glaring footlights and the eager
audience the latter bursts into a volu
minous medley of sounds.
"Bully boy. Sully."
"Hooray for John L."
"Ter all right, John," and many oth
ers, too numerous to mention, all of
which the distinguished actor wards off
with his well known courtesy and com
posite remark that he "remains yours
truly, John L." The latter postscript
has a soothing effect on the spectators
and the seething ovation is lulled into
unconsciousness.
The auction of the slaves is on, and
Legree is there with a roll of stage
money to buy up some of the bargains.
"I'll bid a thousand for that gal," is
hissed between his clenched teeth, in a
i deep bass.
Kmeline was knocked down and out at
this figure.
Uncle Tom gets a J1.200 uppercut, and
retires to the Legree corner.
Mr. Sullivan spins poor old Uncle Tom
around like a top with a alight twist of
his burly arm, and says, "I own you
now," in a brutal voice; then, catching
both of his newly purchased slaves by
the wrists, drags them Into the wings
as the curtain is lowered, amid hissed
and applause. ,
All through the familiar play he
growls out his orders in a forty horse
power basso and wields his slave
driver's whip in the true villain's style.
His right hand swing for the jugular
of Uncle Tom would cause the latter to
cease drawing salary if it landed in the
place where the audience thought it did
when the slave drops to the floor.
Many of the "slaves" turn partially
whits as he howls out his curses on
them, possibly from a combination of
ctage fright, Sullivan fright and excited
perspiration.
His famous fall when he is Anally
killed has never been equalled on any
stage. Bernhardt has dropped for big
money and remained dead till the cur
tain was rung down, but when John L.
drops with his 300 weight on the stage
the Pawtucket morning papers inform
their subscribers that an earthquake
had visited the town the night before.
"Do I hurt myself? Nawl Many's the
drop I've given the other fellows that
Jarred 'em more than that. They (the
audience) think I'm a regular brutal
villain when they see me on the stage,
poking old Uncle Tom round and
mashing him with the lash but I don't
hurt 'em it's all bluff. Why, when I
make that swing at the old coon th
blow goes over his shoulder see; and
when I swing the octoroon around,
that's easy, but it looks fearful rough
from the front.
"Bah! I'm too gentle to hurt a fly
that big fist of mine has the touch of
velvet. I ain't no Booth, or a Salvini,
or a Barrett, or an O'Neil I'm just
natural Just John L. Just act natural
(when I see the glim of the footlights.
I'm honest all the way through, and
everybody knows that. But I'm in the
part that brings out the hiss from the
crowd.
"Stage fright? Who ever heard of
John L. having stage fright? I used
to leave that to the other fellers and
then win in a punch.
"The show's closed for the night; let's
get out of here." and the big fellow,
having donned his street garb, we left
the theater, away from the cracked ice
track of Eliza, the naughty Topsy, the
beseeching looks of old Tom. the tem
porary funeral of little Eva, the stren
uous villainies of S. Legree and the
mysteries of the box office to find the
"champ" himself again in the open air.
TWELVE PLATERS SIGNED.
Manager Shettsline Tries to Strength
en the Phillies.
Philadelphia, Jan. 9. Twelve men
have already signed with the Philadel
phia National league club, and Mana
ger Shettsline is getting a move, qa to
get together as strong a team as possi
ble. Of the old men whovhave not yet
signed "Shetts" expects Douglass, Jen
nings and Barry to return. Should
Douglass sign he will be placed on first
base until June, as Jennings will be un
able to report before that time. Mana
ger Shettsline also expects the contract
of a good second baseman almost any
day. "There are plenty of players to
be had." said Shettsline. "and the only
thing that puzzles me is to select the
proper men. I have received over 100
letters since the season closed from
young players who are anxious to be
given a trial. Roy Thomas has three
or four men he wants me to try, and
If they are half as good as he Bays
they, should prove .valuable finds. There
are also several more men in the Cali
fornia league whom I hope to land, and
If successful I think we will have a
pretty fair team. I will start "the sea
son with about 21 men."
HE CLEARED $37,000.
"Plugger Bill" Martin Wine Big Cycle
Race in Australia.
Bait Lake, Utah, Jan. . John M.
Chapman, the well known professional
bicyclist, has received a letter from
Melbourne, Australia, which states that
Wm. Martin, known all over the world
as "Plugger Bill" Martin, won the big
Australian handicap race held at Mel
bourne early in December in which race
he cleared ,J37,00O. The race was a two
mile handicap with a first prize of 2,
000, and Martin -backed himself to the
extent of 7,000. When he crossed the
tape first, his friends rushed to his side,
lifted him on their shoulders and car
ried hln to his dressing room. Martin
intends to return to his home in Lowell,
Mass.. next spring.
Now Orleans Races.
New Orleans, La., Jan. 9. The Jack
son handicap, at a mile and a half, and
worth 11,500 to the winner, was the fea
ture. Petit Maitre was favorite in the
betting at 8 to 5, while Nitrate was a
strong second choice at 16 to 5. Nitrate,
who is a Madden cast off, was splendid
ly handled and though driven to the
limit most of the way, lasted long
enough to stall off W. B. Gates and
Azina, who were coming fast at the end.
The- pace was too hot for the favorite,
who weakened in the final quarter and
dropped out of It. Amarigar was fan
cied, in the second race, but Cochran
pulled the mare iip at the start.' The
stewards decided to suspend him for
a week. It was announced today that
the horses racing here in the name of
Steve L'Hotnmedieu, have been sold to
the plunger's late trainer. The stewards
have decided that the ban of suspension
pronounced against L. Smith shall con
tinue throughout the meeting. The time
in the fourth and sixth races constitute
new records for the course. The
weather was clear and the track fast.
Racing at Frisco.
San Francisco, Jan. 9. Lapidus in the
one mile handicap, with 101 pounds up,
led all the way and beat Walter
Scratch by two lengths in the fast time
of 1:39.
The 2-year-old race resulted In a com
plete upset. Thaddeus was a pro
nounced favorite. He was played from
6 to 5 to 7 to 10. He had bad luck at
the start and could not get through at
the head of the stretch. Orfeo, a 15 to
1 shot, had clear sailing and beat him
in a drive. Venecia was third.
The hurdle race proved to be a close
contest. Duke of lork beat Finch by
a short nose. Sam Green, who struck
the last Jump and cut his leg, was third.
The heavily played Sea Queen won
the fourth race from Maresa and School
for Scandal. The latter got away
poorly.
Ruhlin Hay Fight Again.
New York, Jan. 9. Gus Ruhlin may
be seen in the ring again in the east in
a few weeks. A club in Philadelphia
which has been in communication with
"Billy" Madden, the "Akron Giant's"
manager, is ready to give a purse for
a six-round bout between "Wild Bill"
Hanrahan and Ruhlin. Madden has
accepted and, if the go is clinched, it
will be decided the first week in Feb
ruary. Hanrahan is now regarded as a
formidable candidate for heavyweight
honors.
Will Buy Merriwa Farm.
Oakland, Cal., Jan. 9. The Pleasanton
Training Track company has filed ar
ticles of incorporation. It is understood
that the new company will acquire pos
session of the famous Merriwa farm at
Pleasanton. Among the Incorporators
is De B. Lopez, one of the present own
ers of the farm. His associates are:
H. F. Anderson of Liverpool, C. B.
Charleston of Pleasanton. J. Farns
worth of Oakland, Washington Dadge
and W. McNavin of San Francisco.
For a Bowling Contest.
Hutchinson, Kan., Jan. 9. A number
of the Hutchinson bowlers are prepar
ing to go to Wichita next Saturday to
contest against a picked team at
Wichita. There are several here who
have been making scores that are all
right, but there has been no team work
done and it is not yet decided who will
represent Hutchinson in the contest. A
team of five will be selected from those
who go to Wichita . The Wichita bow
lers will then come to Hutchinson for
another contest.
Griffith Gets Garvin.
Chicago, Jan. 9. Virgil Garvin, for
mer pitcher of the Chicago National
league club and last year with the
Milwaukee team of the American
league, will wear a white stockings uni
form when the baseball season opens
in the spring. Garvin was signed yes
terday by President Comiskey of the
Chicago club. What terms Garvin se
cured Is not known, but the induce
ments, it can be said, are satisfactory
to him.
Strobel to Sue Brooklyn Club.
Toledo. O.. Jan. 9. Manager 'Charles
J. Strobel of the Toledo baseball team
said today that on the 12th of August
President Ebbets of the Brooklyn team
came here and signed Pitcher Joss and
First Baseman Turner, although both
were under contract to him and he had
paid for National league protection. He
said when shown a list of Brooklyn
players signed with the names of Joss
and Turner thereon that he would
bring action against both the Brooklyn
management and the players should
the two men attempt to play with
Brooklyn.
Crozier Breaks World's Reeord.
Philadelphia. Jan. 9. Bennie Monroe,
of New York, defeated Charlie Turville,
of Philadelphia, in a 15-mile motor-
paced race at the Second regiment
armory last night, by two and a half
laps. Monroe's time was 2:54 3-5.. The
race between Floyd McFarland and
Jimmy Michael was called off on ac
count or the suspension of McFarland
by the National Cycling association. In
an exhibition mile on a motor, unpaced.
Jacob Crozier broke the world's record
of Albert Champion, made at Madison
Square garden. Crozier's time was 1:26,
and Champion's record was 1:26 4-5.
Wyeth Brings $10,000.
Lexington, Ky., Jan. 9. Enoch Wis-
hardt, the noted trainer, who recently
returned from England, and who on
Monday bought Runnel for $13,000, last
night bought of Thomas Stevens the
bay colt Weyth, 3 years old, by Wads
worth, dam Fonsie, for $10,000. These
horses will be part of a string which
Wishardt la collecting for the coming
season. Weyth won the Junior Cham
pion stakes and the New Century
stakes last season.
John McGrtw Married.
Baltimore. Ml, Jan. 9. John J. Mc-
Graw, manager of the Baltimore base
ball club, and Miss M. Blanche Sindall.
of Baltimore, were married in this city
last evening. -
To Cure a Cold in One Day
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets.
Drusrerists refund monev if it fail tn nirft-
E. W. Grove's signature on each box. 2sc.
KANSAS NEWS.
Story Comes From Fort Scott of
Grand Jury Bribery.
Charged That $3,000 Has Been
Collected
FROM UNDERWORLD.
Lawyer Said to llaie Fixed the
"Deal" Securely.
No Names Are Given Bat Case
Looks Suspicions. ,
Fort Scott, Jan. 9. A sensational
grand Jury scandal story is being whis
pered around among the sporting peo
ple, who are said to feel assured that
they have blocked any action against
them by the grand Jury. The substance
of the charge is that a certain lawyer
or certain lawyers have collected $2,000
from the sporting people and saloon
keepers to guarantee them protection
from grand Jury ' indictments. The
names of five members of the original
grand Jury are mentioned in connection
with the deal.
The story comes this way: A certain
sporting man is said to have received
a letter from an attorney calling him
into a conference . or agreement with
the other sporting people relative to
the grand Jury matter. He is said to
have gone to an authority and inquired
if it was so that the grand Jury had
been or could be "lixed," and to have
been assured that such was the case.
Thereupon, it is said, he advanced his
proportion of the $2,000 assessment and
went away feeling secure. It is said
that each man who went into the
agreement was given a receipt for "le
gal" services to February 1, and that
vulnerable ones who ' hesitated to put
up were assured they would be indicted
if they did not.
The fact is, the air has been full of
whisperings about an attempt to "fix"
the grand Jury, for the past ten days or
two weeks. It is declared that certain
members of the grand jury have been
in town more frequently than before
they were drawn on the Jury and that
they have been seen In suspicious com
pany. It is also reported that a cer
tain gambler claims to have played
poker with one member all night Sat
urday night.
BRICK FACTORY OPENS.
Clay Center Industry That Will Bene
fit the Town.
Clay Center, Kas., Jan. 9. Among the
substantial business industries which
Clay Center has recently secured Is a
brick factory, chartered with a paid-up
capital of $10,000. The president is
Lewis Kreeck, and Wm. Docking is
secretary and treasurer. The stock
holders are wealthy citizens. The fac
tory was built by home capital and has
a capacity of turning out 100.000 brick
a week. It is equipped with the latest
brick-making machinery. The company
owns lands on which there is an unlim
ited supply of shale which makes a
beautiful white brick for building pur
poses. There is also a blue shale from
which vitrified brick will be made, and
in addition to these there ia a 25-foot
stratum of red clay which can be utilized
for building purposes. The facilities
for handling the brick and raw material
are good, the plant being located on
both the Union Pacific and Rock Island
roads. The dry kiln system is used,
and the plant will be open for business
today. It will be of vast benefit to
Clay Center as well as the surrounding
towns, as heretofore brick have been
shipped in largely from the south part
of the state.
CLAY CENTER POSTOFFICE
Is In New Quarters With New Fur
niture Added.
Clay Center, Kas., Jan. 9. For many
years the poetoffice in Clay Center has
been in an undesirable room. On
March 1 the office will be moved to a
new brick building on the south side of
the court house square. The location is
first class. For the past two years
Postmaster Achenbach has been using
every effort to get better quarters, and
he as well as the entire community
are to be congratulated that success is
to be attained.
The postoffice furniture and fixtures
have been purchased by Mr. L. Mc
Chesney, and the room thoroughly out
fitted has by him been leased to the
department for a ten-year term. Sev
eral new keyless lock boxes will be
added, and all of the furniture in the
mailing department will be new and of
the latest, up-to-date production.
GET RICH QUICK SCHEME.
Several Leavenworth Young Women
Claim to Be Swindled.
Leavenworth. Jan. 9. Nearly a score
of Leavenworth young women who
haven't cut their eye teeth yet in busi
ness matter, are regretting the pre
cipitancy with which they recently
signed their names to sundry notes and
life insurance contracts. The com
pany involved is called the Security
Life and Savings Insurance company
of Des Moines, Iowa. This is a new
company of which little or nothing was
known hereabouts until the advent of
a Mr. Simpson, of Kansas City, and Lou
Ashton, a well known former citizen of
Leavenworth.
The operations of the life insurance
agents became public in the last few
days, when Miss Maggie Waidele, a
most estimable young lady, employed
in the United States revenue office, re
fused payment of a note she had given
Ashton, alleging that she had been de
ceived and that misrepresentations had
been made to her by the agents.
Miss Waidele last night gave out the
following signed statement which gives
the full particulars:
Mr. Ashton and Mr. Simpson told me
that the company guaranteed me $850
at the expiration of ten years by my
paying him at the rate of fifty dolalrs
per annum. I gave him my note for
$50 but when the policy came the com
pany only guaranteed $500 and accum
ulations, at the expiration of ten years.
I got to thinking over the matter and
came to the conclusion that the accum
ulations might amount to $1.00 or more
or less and then refused to pay the
note. I surrendered the policy to Mr.
Ashton. He kept it a week or two and
told me he did not belong to the com
pany any more and surrendered the
policy to me. I then sent it to the
Kansas City office and told them that
they misrepresented things to me and
I did not care to keep the policy and
they should surrender my note which
they refused to do and discounted the
note in the Wulfekuhler bank. I told
the bank the circumstances and they
turned the note over to Mr. Simpson
who gave it to Luclen Baker for col
lection. The note in the first place was given
on condition that I was reappointed" to
my present position and they had no
right to discount that note and put it
in the hands of innocent persons with
out telling them about the conditions
on which the note was given. I under
stand they discounted all notes at ten
per cent and I do not see how they
could do a legitimate business Dy dis
counting notes at such a per cent and
at the expiration of ten years give me
$850 for $500: the banks could not even
pay such a per cent According to our
agreement, a copy of which I now have,
in case I was not reappointed the note
was to be returned to me. In place of
that they placed it in the hands of In
nocent parties and tried to force a col
lection before the note even became
due.
Mr. Ashton also told me that a well
known business man had a policy for
$3,000 in the company which I since
found out he has not.
M. WAIDELE.
Among others It develops that along
with Miss Waidele, Miss Lena Detweil-
er, who is Judge Hook s stenographer
Miss Dolphin.superintendent of schools;
Miss Shields, a clerk in the postofflce
Miss Anna Shire, Miss Behen and Miss
Baker also subscribed their names and
gave either money or notes to the
agents.
In the case of Miss Baker, it ia said.
that not having the ready money Mr.
Ashton induced her to sell some shares
of building association stock she owned.
in order to take out an investment pol
icy in the Iowa company. This stock
Ashton is said to have sold at a price
less than its value to O. B. Taylor, who
in turn sold it to the building associa
tion at its par value.
TO ARRANGE FAIR DATES.
Arkansas Valley Circuit to Hold
Meeting Jan. 15.
Hutchinson, Kas., Jan. 9. A meeting
will be held in Hutchjnson on January
15 by the representatives of the Arkan
sas valley circuit to arrange the date3
of the fair circuit for the coming sea
son. It is probable that several new
towns may be taken into the circuit
this year. Winfield. Dodge City and
Kinsley will have representatives here
at the Hutchinson meeting.
The Central Kansas Fair association
is now ready to announce that It will
nave the greatest cattle show the state
has seen m ten years. Purses amount
ing to $2,000 will be offered on fine cat
tle. On Herefords. Shorthorns and
Angus breeds alone there will be $1,400
in prizes.
JUDGE DICKSON DEAD.
Emporia Pioneer Lawyer and Soldier
Is at Rest.
Emporia, Kas.. Jan. 9. Judge Henry
D. Dickson died here Wednesday. Judge
Dickson was a soldier in the civil war
and belonged to company I, Eighteenth
united States infantry. After the war
he was stationed on the western plains
and had numerous fights with Indians.
He was honorably discharged from the
army in 1869. He then took up the
newspaper business and lor several
years was a successful editor. In 1874
he was admitted to the bar at Neosho
Falls, Kas. He came to Emporia in
1889, and was in partnership with C. 3.
Graves and I. E. Lambert. In 18&6 he
was elected county attorney here, and
held the office two terms. He was 53
years old. He was born in Indiana.
DO NOT MOURN BROWNE.
Socialist Colony Can Exist Without
Corey's Son-in-Law.
Fort Scott, Jan. 9. The Monitor has
received a letter from F. W. Cotton,
secretary of the Labor Exchange colony
in Bourbon county,.'denying that Carl
Browne was a founder of the colony.
In part Mr. Cotton says:
"As a resident of the colony and one
of its organizers Idesire to state that
the Labor Exchange colony near Ful
ton, Kan., is not Carl Browne's col
ony and never was. He was not even
a member of the association. He was
only a prospective member who came
among us and commenced making pay
ments on some lots after we were al-
Surprising Results.
A Simple Internal Remedy Makes
Remarkable Cures of Catarrh.
People who have used sprays, inhalers,
salves and washes for catarrh and have
found how useful and inconvenient they
are, will be agreeably surprised at results
following the use of a pleasant, internal
remedy in tablet form: druggists every
where admit that Stuart's Catarrh Tab
lets, which they sell at 50 cents for full
sized treatment, la the safest, most effec
tive and popular of all catarrh remedies.
Nearly all cheap cough mixtures and
throat lozenges contain opiates; these
cheap medicines give a temporary relief,
especially with little children by destroy
ing1 nerve sensation; the irritation in the
throat which causes coughing-, is tempor
arily removed, not by removing' the cause
but by deadening: the nerves of feeling,
the irritation is not felt, although it ia
still there and will promptly return.
Stuart's Catarrh Tablets are the best
remedy to remove catarrhal secretion,
whether in the nose, throat or stomach,
because they are composed of wholesome
antiseptics like Red Gum, Blood Root, etc.
When you us these tablets you know
what you are putting into your system
and not taking chances with cocaine,
opiates or similar poisons found in so,
many catarrh cures and cough medicines.'
lr. Ramsdell in commenting on catarrh
cures says: "I can heartily recommend
Stuart's Catarrh Tablets because they
contain no cocaine nor other dangerous
drug found in so many advertised catarrh
cures. I have known of many cases of
long standing catarrh of the head and
throat completely cured by the daily use
of these tablets for several weeks. One
case in particular, which I could not
reach with an inhaler or spray and where
the catarrh aused dally' headaches and
a noticeable loss of hearing, was entirely
cured by this harmless but effective rem
edy. Ir. Wainwrlght says: "I never hesitate
to prescribe Stuart's Catarrh Tablets for
catarrhal headaches and catarrhal deaf
ness because I know them to be perfectly
safe for child or adult and have seen
many remarkable cures resulting from
their daily use; because they are adver
tised and sold in drug stores is no reason
why any good physician should not use
them, because we should seize upon the
means of cure wherever found."
Stuart's Catarrh Tablets are especially
va 1 113 hi a frvr r ta rrri a 1 in ohiMron
f because they are pleasant to the taste
ana may ne uaea rreeiy to DreaK up se
vere colds and croup at the very begin
ning. All drug-gits sell the remedy at 60 cents
for full sized package.
A little book on cause and cure of ca
tarrh mailed free by addressing the F1. A.
Stuart Co.. Marshall, Mir.h.
"
ready established. He lived here a short
time and irave us some rather pic
turesque but misleading- and useless
advertising.
"The colony la not 'about fizzled out.'
A number of us have our little homes
here and we intend to stand by them,
regardless of any and all sensational
attempts to create a sentiment against
ua. I
"Of course the drouth injured us as
it did others, and a number of colon
ists went away to seek work elsewhere,
most of them expecting to come back
in the spring. The mine is closed tem
porarily, because this neighborhood af
fords a poor market for coal since the
drouth, as old coal dealers will tell
you. Naturally the canning factory is
shut down this season of the year, but
we have been fall plowing and making
other preparations for an industrious
season next year.
"Script was not used for the reason
that none of us have cared to go into
the ornamental type business. Some
Labor Exchange checks were issued by
the Howard Bros, some years ago, but
they did it upon their own responsibil
ity, and I believe there are none cir
culating to speak of. The present La
bor Exchange colony -has issued no
checks since its establishment, and I
believe, Is not intending to do so until
it is ready to redeem them in goods
and services of value."
MARRIAGES WERE PLENTY.
Banner Tear Along This Line For
McPhorson County.
McPherson, Jan. 9. The past year has
been the banner year in issuing mar
riage licenses.
Judge Crary has the distinction of is
suing 167 certificates, which number
exceeds the year 1900 by eleven, as there
were only 156 issued in that year.
The greatest number was issued in
the month of December, and was 25,
while the least issued during the year
was seven, and was granted in July.
TALE OP A GOLD BRICK.
Franklin County Farmer Despite Him
self Won Out.
Ottawa. Jan. 9. W. H. Woodlief, a
prominent farmer and stockman living
near here, was in town today ana tola
of a gold brick scheme some men tried
on him yesterday.
Last Saturday a seedy looking indi
vidual presented himself at the Wood
lief home and told a story about an old
Indian who had three gold bricks in a
camp near Olath. By Btrategy Mr.
Woodlief was induced to go to the In
dian camp, where it was learned that
the Indian wanted to sell. The govern
ment assayer" was easily found and he
pronounced the bricks gold and" worth
about 130.000. Mr. wooanet nnaiiy or
fered $9,000 for one of them if they
would come to Ottaiva to get the
money. The party agreed to come to
Ottawa, but gave him the slip. They
had paid him about ?30 which he
brought home with him and is ahead
that much after expenses were paid.
DEFIES THE STATE BOARD.
Lady Doctor at Concordia Will Con
tinue Her Practice.
Concordia. Jan. 9. Mrs. Ida Wiard of
this city who holds a diploma from the
MeCormick Opthalmic college has in
formed her friends that she expects to
continue the practice, of her profession
regardless of the state board orders
prohibiting her from practicing. Tne
state board has issued -an order prohib
iting all graduates of this college prac
ticing in Kansas, and should Mrs.
Wiard continue in her profession, as
she has said she will, it will give the
board their first test case.
Wichita Mills Idle.
Wichita, Jan. 9. With 40,000,000 bush
els of wheat in the twenty counties sur
rounding Wichita, the mills of this city
are now idle. The farmers will not sell
a pound of their wheat at any price
and are determined to keep it for six
weeks longer, or until the prospects or
growing crop are better determined.
Practically - all the mills in southern
Kansas are idle. Offers of 77 cents were
made in vain here today.
Four Brides Were Sisters.
Wakefield. Jan. 9. Miss Bertha Chap
man, Miss Lucy Chapman, Miss Anna
Chapman and Miss Kate Chapman were
married here Monday night to Fred
Montell, William Montell.Samuel Wind
ser and Matthew H. Spooner. The
brides were all sisters and the wedding
took place at the home of their parents.
The clergyman was the Rev. John
Chapman, jr., a brother of the brides.
Coffelt Is Held.
Winfield. Kas., Jan. 9. O. W. Coffelt,
charged with the murder of the Santa
Fe detective, George C. Montgomery, in
this city last October, was brought
here from Wichita today and taken be
fore Justice Webb. His preliminary
hearing was set for January 27. ; ,
, Pensions For Kansas. .
Washington. Jan. 9. These pensions
have been granted: Kansas Increase,
William Agin, Gypsum, $10; Ispac
Biggs, Oswego, 110; John warren, Leon,
$30; -John Branson, La Harpe. $12; Sol
omon Bower, Lyndon, $30; James Lo
gan, Independence, $8; Henry Johnston,
Wichita, $12: Henry M. Ilkea. Leon. $24.
Widows, Ellen Shaw, Reece, $8; Fannie
Cole, Wauneta, $12; Teresa. Burnett, St.
Paul, $8. Mexican war, Sara Inglis,
Independence, $8; Sarah Hunt, Topeka,
$12.
Married at Wamega
Manhattan. Kas.. Jan. 9. Charles
Garrettson, one of the most' popular
business men of this city, was married
last evening to Miss Adelaide Merritt
at Wamego.
Jointist Not Wanted.
Eskridge. Kas., Jan. 9. Julius Binkey,
of Alma, but once of joint fame of this
city, opened a Joint here yesterday and
was doing a thriving , business. At 4
Oaatleinaa i
lack of exei
ID drusirtem see
II eeurdrucertse
Pstrsllf
GEO. M. NOBLE & CO.
Financial Agents
Buy, Sell and Manage Real Estate;
Buy, Sell and Collect Mortgages.
Insure Property in Seven of the best
. Companies' in the State.
TOPEKA, KANSAS.
Telephone 444. 501 Jackson St.
Dnn't
the coal in Topeka
share of it. Every ounce
coal, and full weight, and
We
I THE SOUTHWESTERN FUEL CO. J
i Sales Agents ML CAR MEL COAL CO.S CoaL I
t 734 Kansas Ave. Telephones 193, 771, i44 t
t
BEST PERSONALLY CONDUCTED
TOURIvST EXCURSIONS
-
autormA
VIA
LEAVE
TOPEKA
Wednesdays
and Fridays
VIA
Scenic Line
t !
LATEST IMPROVED TOURIST CARS
PAST
E. W. Thompson, A. Q. P.
"A HAND SAW IS A GOOD THING, BUT NOT TO
, SHAVE WITH."
IS THE PROPER THING
o'clock the business men of the city
went to his joint in a body and notified
him to pack up and leave town in two
hours. He soon notified the marshal
that he would go.
National Meeting of lontiea.
Wichita, Kas., Jan. 9. Delegates of
the Modern Ton ties, a fraternal insur
ance organization, are holding a na
tional convention here. Eleven states
are represented. The principal work of
the convention will be to adopt a new
constitution and by-laws which are now
being framed by a committee appointed
for that purpose. The sessions will con
tinue foe several days.
Homes on the Holland Canals.
Holland owes much of its unique
charm and the Dutch race many of its
distinctive qualities to the gaily paint
ed and happily peopled homes that float
serenely through the landscapes of the
Netherlands. Nearly every Dutch
"tlalk. or baree, is not only a con
veyance for merchandise, but also its
owner's dwelling place; not merely a
temporary habitation as a aea-g:oing
ship is to her captain and cif u but an
abiding home. The raised poop, upon
which the owner stands grasping the
tiller and watching the sail or directing
the labors of his family at the tow-rope,
is the roof of the house. It is also the
garden by virtue of its row of pots con
taining flowering plants and bulbs.Here
when the day's voyage Is ended and the
house moored for the night, the good
man smokes his biggest pipe and drinks
his schnapps; the women sit and sew;
the children, safely inclosed by the
poop-rail and a little toy gate, play
their stolid games, and the canary and
the siskin from their gilded cages pour
forth rival evensongs. Manchester
Guardian.
'e HI i' b i I" ii i I
vhsa the dirwtlT orpn are sot In a healthy condition. If
of mwvGllie U kk fottowwl bT tomm, slepJes)oee, tow
of .sorry and ambition. It your appetite fallis tnia U ovm
of tu neat indications that your bealtli ia faUios. Taa liiau
soar. Ilka all eUter arfania niariai, grim u
Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin
aaul Herb Laxative Compound
taken aa directed at meal times, will not only tamj, a oo
appeelte, bat put ttae digeetiTe f Motions In auon condition aa u
properly noariab tne body, relioTluK any constipated condition
that atay exist and being- a ' correctiya " and not a caiaarMa
la "tt aela ia a manner aleaaant to tna near.
10OO Per Cent Profit.
MraTin, &unv, Feb. IS, lan.
Pvrexv Gtwvt Coarjjrr. KontIo.il.. HI. . . .
TU 1. to certify taat two aampie BOtuee ana one
fy-ecnt bottle of Dr. Caldwell'. Syrup Pepsin entirely careo me oj
- h. ... ... at iiutLMtinn .n ronatlD&tion ceueKl by ovcr-eatlna; tsa
of lBdiaestion and conatlpation caused by over-eattna; ei
I raalieed co worth of beuent from a nrty-cei
and 1 bottle It 1. economy to yuy .
hasn't It we will send booklet and sample r&lCJC.
IVBlfl OOMPAJi I. HaaUaeUa, III.
Sell A
but we do sell a good
we do sell is good, clean
you can bank on it.
TO -
'.EAVE
TOPEKA
Wednesdays
VIA
Southern Route
TRAIN'S
- T. A., Topeka, Kans.
FOR HOUSE-CLEANING.
Kavv Valley
Mince Meat
la made from strictly pure
and healthful ingredients:
Sound apples, sweet cider,
good, fresh beef, new seed
ed raisins, and finest grade
of spices.
Prepared by thh
Chas. Wolff
Packing Co.
Bold by all the best dealers.
IT'S A PUZZLE, SOMETIMES,
to find out How best to invest surplus
cash. Yon can invest any amount
with as. Oar monthly contract has
no superior for systematic saving.
CK niTHI BUILDINO & LOAN
IsArllUL ASSOCIATION.
534 Kansas Ave. Tele. 505.
Edith "I -want to tell you something.
Bertha, Mr. Sweetser tells me he loves
me." Bertha "Oh, I wouldn't let that
trouble me; Fred always was eccen
tric" Boston TrajoscrifiU

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